A fresh haul of medals for South African brandy has once again shone the light on a craft that has been shaped over centuries. Local producers were singled out yet again from a field of global entries at this year’s International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London, with no less than 27 medals and the trophy for Worldwide Best Brandy for KWV 15 Year Old.
LOUIS XIII continues to pioneer a new chapter in the history of the brand by launching its first pop – up boutique in partnership with Knightsbridge department store Harrods until 25th April 2017.
With the original Harbour House restaurant in the growing Harbour House Group, set overlooking the waters of False Bay, it’s fitting that the latest outpost of the group’s La Parada collection gazes out over the sparkling Atlantic Ocean.
The latest release Uitkyk 10-Year-Old Grand Reserve potstill brandy is a beautiful rendition of a true estate brandy: elegant and complex. Winemaker Estelle Lourens says each cultivar selected from the Uitkyk estate, dating back to 1712, contributes to the flawless, flavourful and well-balanced end-product. Autumn amber in colour, the brandy is rich with lively fruit and spice and laced with berries, vanilla, cloves and hints of tropical fruit. The finish is smooth and complex with lingering spice and earthy notes in the background.
Guests will undoubtedly leave their stay at the President Hotel with an experience to remember.
The Bar @ LQF is a sociable space with a wood-burning fireplace for a cosy get together on a rainy day and for those sunny days the outside seating creates the perfect spot to relax over a drink and watch the activity on the bustling main street of Franschhoek.
One&Only Cape Town presents gourmet fondues and decadent chocolate drinks this winter.
Bosman Family Vineyards releases cool-climate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines from the Upper Hemel-en-Aarde valley.
Chris Buchanan finds new meaning in a term often glibly regurgitated to communicate good intention in the making of wine.
Over one hundred years ago a Cellar Master selected eau-de-vie which would be used in blending a Cognac he would never get to taste but it had to carry the legacy to become Louis XIII by Rémy Martin. Chris Buchanan attended an exclusive tasting.